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17 Apr 2017

Full-Time EU Policy Advisor

Steptoe & Johnson LLP – Posted by admin Brussel, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest, Belgium


Job Description

EU Policy Advisor


The Role:

The policy advisor in Steptoe’s Brussels office supports a range of practices across the firm.

The policy advisor provides policy advice and strategic representation before the EU institutions for the firm’s clients, including governments (in particular, non-EU), non-sovereign jurisdictions, and corporate clients. The policy advisor has a particular focus on financial institutions, the re/insurance sector and trade associations.

The policy advisor works closely with Steptoe’s lawyers to advise clients on changes to:

  • Legislation and supervisory regulation and practice affecting the financial and re/insurance sector;
  • EU tax law and policy affecting the financial sector;
  • Third country market access to the European single market, equivalence of legislation and selected trade negotiations (e.g. Brexit and TTIP);
  • The EU personal data protection framework, cybersecurity law and policy, and anti-money laundering legislation;
  • EU export control and sanctions regulations.

Other areas of practice where the policy advisor support the firm’s lawyers include environment and life sciences, antitrust and regulatory compliance.

Areas of Practice:

  • Financial Services;
  • Corporate, Securities & Finance;
  • Export Control & EU Customs;
  • EU Law;
  • EU Regulatory Compliance;
  • Insurance & Reinsurance;
  • International Regulation & Compliance;
  • International Trade & Investment;
  • London & Brussels Insurance, Reinsurance & Regulatory Practice;
  • Cybersecurity, Privacy & National Security.


  • English;
  • French.


  • Degree: Public Policy and Management.


  • 3 – 5 years.

How to Apply

Please provide:

  • a current CV (including names of 2 referees who can be contacted);
  • copies of certificates for each educational or vocational qualification (including grades achieved);
  • and two recent English writing samples of your own work.
Send all to Kat Van Nuffel, Director of Administration, at Oral interviews will be conducted.

Job Categories: Consulting. Job Types: Full-Time.

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